Charles Laird

ID# 421, (31 Jan 1863 - 12 May 1938)


Charles Laird was born on 31 Jan 1863 at Dykehead, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Charles Laird
At 2.40AM
Parents: William Laird, Coal miner & Mary Gardner
married: 31 Dec 1860, Manse Old Monkland

William Laird, X his mark, Father was present at the birth.1,2,3

He was the son of William Laird and Mary Gardiner.

Charles appeared on the 1871 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1871 in the household of William Laird at Thomson's Land, Baillieston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
LAIRD William, Head, M, 31, Coalminer, Old Monkland, Lanark, 2 windows and 2 children at school
LAIRD Mary, Wife, M, 27, Cumbernauld, Dumbarton
LAIRD Charles, Son, 8, Scholar, Old Monkland
LAIRD Alexander, Son, 6, Scholar, Old Monkland
LAIRD Jane, Dau, 4, Old Monkland
LAIRD Helen P, Dau, 2, Old Monkland
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 6mths, Old Monkland
CUNNINGHAM John, Boarder, Unm, 45, Coalminer, Old Monkland.4



Charles Laird married Catherine Hamilton on 26 Mar 1886 at Calton House School, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns & Publication according to the Forms of the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland

Charles Laird,
Spirit Salesman, Bachelor, aged 23
Res: No 3 Blair Street, Carlton ??
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner & Mary Laird MS Gardiner
Catherine Hamilton,
P?? worker , Spinster, aged 20
Res: No 10 Old Row, Aitkenhead
Parents: James Hamilton, Coal Miner & Jane Hamilton MS Lindsay

Signed: James Gardner
Witnesses: William Dickie & Jane Laird.1,5



Charles recorded the birth of Jeanie Lindsay Laird on 3 Mar 1887 169 Glaythorn Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Jeanie Lindsay Laird
at 0hr 5mPm ( 12.05pm)
Parents: Charles Laird, Spirit Salesman & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married 26 March 1886 Bothwell

Charles Laird, Father was informant of the birth.1,6



Charles recorded the birth of William Laird on 8 May 1888 101 Old Salmamoth Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

William Laird
at 2.30am
Parents: Charles Laird, Spirit Dealer Salesman & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married: 26 March 1886, Uddingston Bothwell

Charles Laird, father was the informant.
(Not certain of the actual address.)1,7



Charles Laird witnessed the birth of James Hamilton Laird on 15 Nov 1889 30 Moir Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

James Hamilton Laird
at 5.15 AM
Parents: Charles Laird, Spirit Salesman & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married: 26 March 1886, Uddingston

Charles Laird, father was present at the birth.1,8



Charles appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at 27 Aitkenhead Row, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Catherine, Jeanie, William and James ;
LAIRD Charles, Head, 28, Miner, born (Hockerton/Nackerton) Lanark
LAIRD Catherine, Wife, 25, Dykehead (Shotts) Lanarak
LAIRD Jeanie, Dau, 4, Dykehead (Shotts) Lanark
LAIRD William, Son, 3, Dykehead (Shotts) Lanark
LAIRD James, Son, 1, Dykehead (Shotts) Lanark.9



Charles recorded the birth of Mary Gardner Laird on 20 Jun 1891 27 Old Row, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Mary Gardner Laird
at 4.15 AM
Parents: Charles Laird, Checkweighman at Coal Pit & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married 26 March 1886, Bothwell

Charles Laird, father was the informant of the birth.1,10



Charles Laird witnessed the birth of Charles Laird on 28 May 1894 36 New Row, Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Charles Laird
At 7.40pm (1st Twin)
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married 26th March 1886, Bothwell

Charles Laird, father was present at the birth of the twins.1,11



Charles Laird witnessed the birth of Catherine Hamilton Laird on 28 May 1894 Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire,

Catherine Hamilton Laird
At 7.50pm (2nd Twin)
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married 26th March 1886, Bothwell

Charles Laird, father was present at the birth of the twins.1,12



Charles recorded the birth of Esther Hamilton Laird on 22 Oct 1897 Aitkenhead, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire,

Esther Hamilton Laird
At 3.11pm
Parents: Charles Laird, Spirit Salesman & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton.
Married: 26th March 1886 Bothwell

Charles Laird, Father was the informant of the birth.1,13



Charles appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at 16 Donaldson Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland , also listed in the household was Catherine, Jeanie, William, James, Mary, Charles, Katie and Esther ;
LAIRD Charles, Head, Mar, 38, Coal Miner Hewer, Born Lanarkshire
LAIRD Catherine, Wife, Mar, 35 , Lanarkshire
LAIRD Jeanie, Dau, 14, Tannochside Lanark
LAIRD William, Son, 13, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD James, Son, 11, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 9, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD Charles, Son, 7, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD Katie, Dau, 7, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD Esther, Dau, 3, Tannochside.14



Charles Laird witnessed the birth of Helen Provan Gardner Laird on 20 Jul 1901 13 Donaldson Place, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Helen Provan Gardner Laird
At 1.30 AM
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married: 26 March 1886, Bothwell

Charles Laird, father was present at her birth.1,15



Charles Laird witnessed the birth of Andrew Hamilton Laird on 15 Feb 1903 Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire,

Andrew Hamilton Laird
At 2.30 PM
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married: 26 March 1886, Bothwell

Charles Laird, Father was present at the birth.1,16



Charles recorded the birth of Elizabeth Laird on 6 May 1905 Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire,

Elizabeth Laird
At 12 Noon
Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner & Catherine Laird MS Hamilton
Married: 26 March 1886, Uddingston

Charles Laird, Father was the informant.1,17



Charles Laird recorded William Laird's death on 20 Oct 1905 Lees Land, Thornwood, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,
William Laird
At 8AM aged 72yrs.
Coal Miner
Married to Mary Gardiner.

Parents: Charles Laird, Coal Miner (Dec), Jeanie Laird MS Hutchison (Dec)

Informant: Charles Laird, Son, 13 New Tannochside.

No death notice in the Glasgow Herald.1,18



Charles appeared on the 1911 Scottish Census of 2 Apr 1911 at Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire, also listed in the household was Catherine, William, James, Mary, Charles, Catherine, Esther, Helen, Andrew and Elizabeth ;
LAIRD Charles, 11 people in house with 2 rooms with windows. Head, 47, Mar, Coal Miner Hewer, Worker, Dykehead Lanark
LAIRD Catherine, Wife, 46, Mar, married 25yrs, 10 children born and living, Old Monkland
LAIRD William, Son, 23, S, Coal Miner Hewer, Worker, Glasgow
LAIRD James, Son, 21, S, Collier Clerk, Worker, Glasgow
LAIRD Mary, Dau, 20, S, Confectionery Process Worker, Worker, Aitkenhead
LAIRD Charles, Son, 17, S, Coal Miner Drawer, Worker, Aitkenhead
LAIRD Catherine, Dau, 17, S, Aitkenhead
LAIRD Esther, Dau, 14, S, School, Aitkenhead
LAIRD Helen, Dau, 10, S, School, Tannochside
LAIRD Andrew, Son, 8, Scholar, Tannochside
LAIRD Elizabeth, Dau, 6, Scholar, Tannochside.19



Charles died on 12 May 1938 at 287 Old Edinburgh Road, Tannochside, Lanarkshire, Scotland , at age 75 years, 3 months and 12 days

Charles Laird,
Coal Miner (Hewer)
Widower of Catherine Hamilton
At 5.15 AM aged 75yrs
Parents: William Laird, Coal Miner (dec) & Mary Laird MS Gardner (dec)

William Laird, Son, 17 Central Avenue, Viewpark was present at his death.1,20



Charles's cause of death on 12 May 1938 was from Cardio Vascular Degeneration.



Charles and Catherine had 10 Children.

Children of Charles Laird and Catherine Hamilton

FatherWilliam Laird (c 1840 - 20 Oct 1905)
MotherMary Gardiner (14 May 1841 - 5 Mar 1931)

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1863 Old Monkland Lanark, 652/01 0043. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C116521.
  4. [S76] 1871 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.co.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1871), 1871 Old Monkland Lanark, 652/01 008/000 039. Hereinafter cited as 1871 Scottish Census.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1886 Bothwell Lanark 625/01 0029.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1887 Calton Glasgow, 644/04 0322.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1888 Bridgeton Glasgow, Lanark 644/01 0711.
  8. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1889 Blackfriars Glasgow, 644/05 1154.
  9. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Bothwell Lanark, 625/1 ED 8 Page 25 via Ancestry.co.uk Rego 625/01 008/00 005 - Ancestry recorded as LAND, FMP and Scotlandspeople as LAIRD. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  10. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1891 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0458.
  11. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1894 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0216.
  12. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1894 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0217.
  13. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1897 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0405.
  14. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Bothwell Lanark, ED 9 Page 233 via Ancestry.co.uk Rego No 625/01. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  15. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1901 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0381.
  16. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1903 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0107.
  17. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1905 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0223.
  18. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1905 Bothwell Lanark 625/01 0221.
  19. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 013/00 039 & 040. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  20. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1938 Bothwell Lanark, 625/01 0075.